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IS YOUR EXECUTIVE RECRUITER IGNORING YOU? 5 REASONS SHE MIGHT BE

If executive recruiters had a rallying cry, it would be the wise words of Jerry Maguire: “Help me, help you!” You just know the executive search recruiter you connected with is going to help you  …
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TurningPoint Exec Search has a 40 Under 40 Finalist!

TurningPoint Executive Search is thrilled to announce: Raquel Gallant, Managing Director Executive Search, is a San Diego Business Journal 40 Under 40 Finalist! Congratulations, Raquel! Love seeing your hard work and commitment to top-notch recruiting  …
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TurningPoint Exec Search’s NEW Managing Director

Weeks after celebrating her three-year anniversary with TurningPoint Exec Search, Raquel Gallant has been promoted a second time, to Managing Director. Raquel demonstrates high-quality leadership, client engagement, and mentorship since she began with TurningPoint Executive  …
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The Anatomy of a Bad Hire

Hiring is standard practice in every organization. So, why do so many of them get it so wrong? Here’s why…   Looking for some more advice on how to make the healthiest hire? Check this  …
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NOT ALL SALES PEOPLE ARE MANAGEMENT MATERIAL…

Your organization’s top priority is hiring a Sales Manager. Should you promote from within or launch an external sales executive search? Most organizations choose to promote their Superstar Salesperson. Hiring a sales manager from within  …
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TurningPoint Exec Search Seeks US President for EKSPLA

May 24, 2022- San-Diego based executive search firm, TurningPoint Executive Search has been retained by the Lithuanian company EKSPLA to lead its search for a new US President. EKSPLA manufacturers of lasers, laser systems, and  …
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TurningPoint Exec Search celebrates 15 year anniversary!

San Diego, California – TurningPoint Executive Search anniversary ~ 15 years of successful partnerships and placements. Founded in 2007 after many years in the recruiting industry and a lifetime of entrepreneurship in his DNA, TurningPoint’s  …
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Our Best Exec Search Tip: Retain Your Talent!

If you’re surprised your A-Player is leaving, that’s your fault! Employers miss the strongest weapon in their arsenal against employee turnover… Communication! Quality communication goes beyond annual reviews and occasional check-ins. Big box retailers, large  …
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TurningPoint Exec Search Mentors Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs

For the eighth consecutive year, TurningPoint Exec Search Founder & President, Ken Schmitt, mentored a dynamic team of high school students through Junior Achievement. Established back in 1919, Junior Achievement’s (JA) goal is to teach  …
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TurningPoint Exec Search Managing Partner named “Super Volunteer”

TurningPoint’s Managing Partner, Marketing & Operations, Elaine Rosen, has been appropriately named, “Super Volunteer” by the Scripps Ranch News. In her seven years with the Scripps Ranch High School Boosters, she has worn many hats  …
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